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Josef Mintz correspondence

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    Description
    Two letters, written by Josef Mintz (donor’s father) in Auschwitz-Birkenau, on 13 October 1940 and 27 October 1940. The letters are addressed to his wife, Dora (Dosia), and mentions his daughter Jadwiga (Jadzia). File also includes a photostat copy of the telegram sent to Mrs. Mintz from the camp authorities at Auschwitz, November 1940 (?), notifying her of her husband's death and advising her to seek further information from the local authorities in Warsaw, where the Mintz family had lived.
    Date
    inclusive:  1940-1940
    Credit Line
    United States Holocaust Memorial Museum Collection, Gift of Judith Mintz Panzer
    Collection Creator
    Josef Mintz
    Biography
    Josef Mintz was born on 11 March 1901. He was arrested in Warsaw on 13 July 1940 and was sent to Auschwitz on transport of 1,705 prisoners on 22 September 1940. His prisoner number at Auschwitz was 4211. Mintz died in Auschwitz in November 1940.

    Physical Details

    Language
    German
    Extent
    1 folder

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    Provenance
    Donated to the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in 2012 by Judith Mintz Panzer.
    Record last modified:
    2022-07-28 17:50:04
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